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An important advance in the race to develop carbon-neutral renewable energy sources has been achieved.
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Scientists studying the world’s oldest sedimentary rocks have claimed that about 3.8 billion years ago - not long after life appeared on Earth - an early form of photosynthesis may have evolved on the planet.
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Scientists studying the world`s oldest sedimentary rocks have claimed that about 3.8 billion years ago, an early form of photosynthesis may have evolved.
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A new study led by an Indian origin scientist is trying to detail the individual steps of highly efficient reactions that convert sunlight into chemical energy within plants and bacteria.
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Atmospheric oxygen really took off on our planet about 2.4 billion years ago during the Great Oxygenation Event.
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British scientists claim to be working on a project to produce an oil substitute, using photosynthesis.
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Photosynthesis, one of the most powerful biological processes on earth, permits plants to convert solar energy into food and fuel, but with only one percent efficiency.
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Scientists have estimated that the global rate of photosynthesis - the chemical process governing how ocean and land plants absorb and release carbon dioxide - is occurring 25 percent faster than earlier thought.
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Scientists are trying to learn lessons from one of nature’s finest miracles, photosynthesis, to harvest energy from the Sun.
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An international team of scientists has taken a significant step closer to unlocking the secrets of photosynthesis, and possibly to cleaner fuels.
Last Updated: Friday, November 06, 2009, 13:19
Scientists are making progress toward development of an ‘artificial leaf’ that mimics the process of photosynthesis, and converts sunlight and water into a liquid fuel such as methanol for cars and trucks.
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